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Mushroom Sew Along

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Mushroom Sew Along


The Mushroom Sew Along was on Instagram until August 28th, hundreds of these cute mushrooms where made and posted! 





Vechernie Posidelki Mushroom Tutorial the tutorial for the mushrooms is in another language but you can get the idea on how to make one by looking through Vechernie Pattern! 


The sew along was ran by Paola  @loveoffabric Love Of Fabrics and was great fun!
To view all the mushrooms made look under the Instagram hashtag #mushroomsewalong !

Reuse Remake Recycle

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Things have really changed around our household in the last couple of weeks.  My oldest daughter,  Ashley is having many health problems associated with her pregnancy! Diabetes has taken over her life and lead to a week in the hospital.  It made it hard to care for herself and 9 month old Lilly.  Now both are here at our house until baby is born.  Sometimes, as parents you have to do what is best for your family even if it inconveniences everyone.  Our family wants Ashley and the baby healthy.  When the baby is born Ashley and her family will go back to Wheeling, WV.  Until then we will all share our small house together and help each other out.
I was trying to find something to put Lilly’s blocks in so I made her this basket!

The fabric was from a yard sale $.25!  It was from a clothing factory that was once in Huntington, WV.  It came on a roll and was 2” wide.  Give life to something old!

It started out like this on the roll and then I folded over and just sewed it together.  Obviousl…

First Finish in 2018

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As a longtime love of Libs Elliott fabric last year I joined the #libselliottminiswap on Instagram!  It was great fun foundation paper piecing this pattern together.  It is call “Hot Lips” and is available as a download from her website  Libs Elliott


A great pattern to machine quilt because it is not to big and I got to play around with the quilting with different colors of Aurifil thread.  The quilt is 20” x 20” and I think my new favorite color of Aurifil 50wt thread is this gorgeous pink 2530!


In return I received this beautiful mini for my wall!


Thank you for stopping by! Lisa

Tula Spider Mini Quilt

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"Spider Mini Quilt"Size: 9 1/2" x 9 1/2"Fabrics: Spider & Borders - Holiday Homies, Tula Pink, Freespirit, Background & Backing - miscellaneous 5" solid squares Binding -Rocacco Grunge, ModaThreads: Piecing & Quilting - Aurifil 50 wt thread 2000 (Light Sand), Raw Edge Applique - Aurifil 50 wt thread 2692 (Black) Binding - Aurifil 50 wt thread 2250 (Red) So who takes the Christmas fabric and makes a Halloween mini quilt?That would be me!Tutorial Print and cut out a random spider 3" or so. This helped when I raw edge applicated it on the 5" square! But I am getting ahead of myself. I outlined the spider on some iron on double sided interfacing! Then centered everything on the red cross in the green square. Ironed it on the 5" x 5" square. Sewed the raw edge applique then the web string. I am sure there is a better word, but I cannot think of it! Sew the 2 1/2" borders on, match at top, trim! I do sides first then to…

Tablerunner Bliss Quilt Along Week 6

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Welcome to "In The Boon Docks", I am Lisa (Elizabeth)! I am excited that today is my day in the Tablerunner Bliss Quilt Along: Week 6 - The Jolly Jabber Quilting Blog! Sherri Falls new book is really fantastic Tablerunner Bliss Book Sherri Falls of This & That Pattern Company #ISE-918 | Fat Quarter Shop. I love to give table runners as gifts at Christmas because everyone has a table! You can make them for any holiday or just everyday, just by the fabric you choose. The table runner I made is "Jubilee" on page 46! I went for a patriotic theme! Fabrics: Background: Grunge Basics Royal Yardage SKU# 30150-300, Jubilee Blocks: Hey Dot White Sprinkles Yardage SKU# 1608-11 , Liberty Gatherings Red on Tallow Arrows Yardage SKU# 1208-21 , Liberty Gatherings Tallow Circle Yardage SKU# 1206-21 , Grunge Basics Rocacco Yardage SKU# 30150-332 Thread: 50wt Aurifil Light Wedgewood 100% Cotton Mako Spool Thread Aurifil #MK50-2725 | Fat Quarter Shop
I share week 6 with Sinta …

Bella Skill Builder Month 9

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Month 9, Wow we have sure learned a lot about different blocks! I want to thank the Fat Quarter Shop for letting me sew along each month! It has been great fun! This month the blocks are Lazy Angle using the Creative Grids Lazy Angle Ruler Creative Grids #CGR3754 | Fat Quarter Shop ! I love this one! The ruler makes cutting quick and sewing a breeze! The pattern is FREE!The Kit:Bella Skillbuilder Quilt KitsThe Designer: Bella Skillbuilder quilt designer Sherri McConnell from A Quilting Life! The Pattern: Download the pattern Bella Skillbuilder Month 9 - The Jolly Jabber Quilting BlogThe Video: Bella Skillbuilder Month 9 - The Jolly Jabber Quilting Blog
Block 9A - Fabric: Bella Cotton Solid Gray, Bright Sky, and Green Tea Thread: Aurifil 50 wt thread 2600 Dove Blocks 9B and 9C - Fabrics: Bella Cotton Solid Gray, Bright Sky, and Sunflower Thread: Aurifil 50 wt thread 2600 Dove

Trick Line up your A and B pieces so they create a triangle at the bottom. Then sew together with your …

Bloggers Quilt Festival

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The festival begins today over at http://www.amyscreativeside.com/2017/09/18/bloggers-quilt-festival-fall-2017-edition/ , it has been a few years since I entered a quilt! Amy Ellis is so talented and busy but still takes the time to put on the Bloggers Quilt Festival for everyone! Thank you Amy for being so supportive of other Quilt Bloggers and the quilting community! I appreciate looking at everyone's beautiful quilts and their stories! Welcome to "In The Boon Docks", I am Lisa, and I spend my time when I can sewing and quilting! I love to blog, so if you see things you like please follow! I have a family and live in the boon docks, at least when we moved to West Virginia from Virginia Beach, Virginia, that is what our oldest daughter would say! She was really tickled when I named the blog. I learned to sew in my late 40s, from some wonderful, patient women at WV Quilt ! Now I mainly learn new techniques by the seat of my pants. I try to share that knowledge with …

Bloggers Quilt Festival

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The festival begins today over at Blogger's Quilt Festival :: Fall 2017 Edition - Amy's Creative Side , it has been a few years since I entered a quilt! Amy Ellis is so talented and busy but still takes the time to put on the Bloggers Quilt Festival for everyone! Thank you Amy for being so supportive of other Quilt Bloggers and the quilting community! I appreciate looking at everyone's beautiful quilts and their stories! Welcome to "In The Boon Docks", I am Lisa, and I spend my time when I can sewing and quilting! I love to blog, so if you see things you like please follow! I have a family and live in the boon docks, at least when we moved to West Virginia from Virginia Beach, Virginia, that is what our oldest daughter would say! She was really tickled when I named the blog. I learned to sew in my late 40s, from some wonderful, patient women at WV Quilt ! Now I mainly learn new techniques by the seat of my pants. I try to share that knowledge with others her…

Lady of the Lake Quilt with Fat Quarter Shop

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Hello Everyone and welcome to today's featured Quilt: The Lady of the Lake Quilt is part of the Fat Quarter Shop's Classic & Vintage series: with video tutorials! (Click link to see all the tutorials in the series) For those who are unfamiliar with the Classic & Vintage series, they focus on traditional quilt blocks with a modern twist! The fabric I used is Mirage by Alex Anderson and Kona Snow! Sewn with Aurifil 50 wt thread #2021 The Lady of the Lake quilt block is made so easy using "Triangles on a Roll" I love using them! My half square triangles come out perfect every time! They are inexpensive and useful, I can make 2 or 20 in just a few minutes using them. 3" Half Square Triangle Paper Triangles on a Roll #H300 | Fat Quarter Shop The complete Lady of the Lake pattern is available for purchase at fatquartershop.com. To make a quilt just like Kimberly Jolly's of the Fat Quarter Shop, they have a Lady of the Lake quilt kit and separate backing …

Bella Skill Builder Month 8

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Time sure has wizzed by we are 8 months into the Bella Skillbuilder Quilt and I have learned so much about different techiques and color! I am so glad I hopped on the boat with the Fat Quarter Shop and designer Sherri McConnell! The quilts blocks are all beautiful even though everyone's are different! This is a quilt I would recommend to anyone who wants to learn techniques. All the tutorials and patterns are free! You can buy a kit or not! You will learn so much!The Kit: Bella Skillbuilder Quilt KitsThe Designer: Bella Skillbuilder quilt designer Sherri McConnell from A Quilting Life! The Pattern: Download the free September 2017 pattern The Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7RlWMOW1fIE&sns=emTips and TricksI cut all my strips with the super handy Creative Grids Stripology Squared Ruler Creative Grids #CGRGE2 it doesn't slip and makes cutting a breeze! This month we are using another great ruler by Creative Grids especially if you like Dresden Plates Creative…

Pincushions

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Pincushion ParadeDuring the month of August Instagram people are making a pincushion a day! Inspired by @tinkerellen who thought it would be fun to have a Pincushion Parade ! Use the hashtag #pinnieparade and you will see thousands of pincushion and give you some great ideas, it sure has inspired me! It would be worth making an account just to see them all. While you are there you can follow me @intheboondocks ! I follow back!Each day, and I have missed a few, I try to do something different! Lots of different free patterns are being shared by people making pincushions. Here are mine so far. Also you can post your favorites that you have but didn't make and that is why I don't have 21. But I have had a great time! This weekend my Grandson turned 12! Hard to believe it seems like yesterday! But the thing unusual about it is I got to see all my Grandchildren this last weekend, the one who lives in Virginia showed up with her mother and the one who lives in Kentucky came for t…